SALARY $42.22 - $50.75 Hourly $3,377.60 - $4,060.00 Biweekly $7,318.13 - $8,796.67 Monthly $87,817.60 - $105,560.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 10/27/17
CLOSING DATE: 11/09/17
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.napacountycareers.com
COUNTY OF NAPA AS AN EMPLOYER
The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one limited-term vacancy to assist with recovery operations from the fires. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited-term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. It is anticipated that this assignment will last through June 30, 2019, and then reassessed.Limited-term positions are typically established under grant funded or other contract programs that have a specified duration which is longer than that of extra help or temporary positions. They are generally 40 hours per week, are eligible for benefits and covered by County policies and applicable MOU's.The Associate Engineer is the advanced journey-level class in the professional engineering job series. An incumbent in this assignment will serve as a technical expert, performing a variety of engineering assignments related to the recovery efforts from the fires, including the review of design drawings, specifications and technical reports related to land development focused in the fields of site grading and drainage, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, roadway design, and floodplain management.Additionally, the incumbent may serve as a project leader on assignments requiring considerable professional knowledge of design principles, code requirements, construction, and functions as an engineer when reviewing and approving complex construction plans requiring highly technical engineering analysis.Supervision is provided by a Civil Engineer; no supervision is exercised over others.
The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.Review design drawings, specifications, and estimates in connection with the construction, alteration and/or maintenance of a wide variety of engineering projects/facilities; perform difficult professional field and office engineering work including design review and inspection in one or more specialized areas such as residential, commercial, and agricultural land development, stormwater pollution prevention, stormwater management, and floodplain management; serve as project leader on special/major projects or assignments performing difficult professional-level engineering work including cost analysis, projected timelines for the various stages of assigned projects, progress reports and required specialized research; review, analyze and conduct specialized technical studies and investigations; review and check construction plans which may include complex engineering design requiring special inspections; perform difficult research work preparing comprehensive reports and make recommendations on engineering problems; select, review and manage the work of consultants; request proposals and prepare consultant agreements for special studies; meet and confer with contractors and consultants on assigned projects to assure compliance with codes and design requirements and to resolve problems; participate in designing additions, modifications and other changes to County buildings and other structures; check structural calculations and plans prepared by private engineering firms submitting subdivision and improvement plans; examine preliminary parcel maps, subdivision maps and plans connected with use permit applications for conformance to State and local legal requirements; check improvement plans required in connection with parcel map divisions, subdivisions and use permits; check calculations submitted by private engineers to support design of items shown on plans; check subdivision map boundaries, parcel maps and record-of-survey maps for agreement with and reasonable interpretation of data found in maps and deeds previously of record; check legal descriptions and make revisions as necessary; make presentations to various boards, commissions and the public on technical matters.TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONSKNOWLEDGE OF:Principles, practices and techniques of project management to take charge of projects from inception to completion.Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, stormwater pollution prevention, floodplain administration, traffic engineering and standard construction practices employed in land development and related engineering construction.SKILL TO:Review and comment on engineering design and technical studies of varying difficulty and specialties.Inspect and document a variety of construction projects associated with land development.Retain and recall factual, technical data and legal provisions.Communicate and act as a resource to developers, contractors, and design professionals.ABILITY TO:Work independently in the absence of supervision.EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:Experience:Three years of professional-level civil engineering experience.Education:Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.License or Certificate:Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a civil engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.Possession of a valid California Driver's License.ADA Accommodation Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.